Type of Surgery
Last updated: 02/17/2009
A Foley catheter may remain for one to two days after surgery. The patient will be given a liquid diet until normal bowel function returns. The patient will be instructed to avoid activities for several weeks that will cause strain on the surgical...
site, including lifting, coughing, long periods of standing, sneezing, straining with bowel movements, and sexual intercourse.
Colporrhaphy is a surgical procedure which repairs a defect in the wall of the vagina. It is the surgical intervention for both cystocele (protrusion of bladder into the vagina) and rectocele (protrusion of rectum into the vagina).
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